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dc.contributor.author Skillern, Frank F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-27T19:27:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-27T19:27:24Z
dc.date.issued 1985
dc.identifier.citation 16 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 307 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/1583
dc.description.abstract This law review article discusses several cases decided by the Fifth Circuit in the prior year concerning the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and the Clean Water Act (CWA). The article also discusses an important Supreme Court case involving the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) bubble policy. Section I discusses Fifth Circuit rulings that confirm that agencies must conduct appropriate preservation reviews under the NHPA. Section II discusses the court’s holding that the NEPA’s environmental impact statement is not required in every instance. Section III provides a discussion of CWA Section 404 and the relationship between the Army Corps of Engineers and the EPA in constructing wetland determinations. This section also discusses what actions require a section 404 permit. The author then discusses oil spills caused by negligent, nondischarging vessels. The court continued to hold that these third parties, unlike negligent, discharging vessels, are unable to claim the statutory limitation on liability under section 1321(g) of the CWA. Section IV discusses the Supreme Court’s review of the EPA’s use of its bubble policy in nonattainment areas.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech Law Review
dc.relation.uri http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/text16&id=313&collection=journals&index=journals/text
dc.subject Environmental law en_US
dc.subject National Historic Preservation Act
dc.subject National Environmental Policy Act
dc.subject Clean Water Act
dc.subject Section 404 permit
dc.subject wetlands
dc.subject Bubble policy
dc.title Environmental Law en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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